Jo has worked in the logistics industry for more than 25 years. Beginning her career in the drinks industry, Jo subsequently gained experience across logistics sectors for a number of global players. Her experience is based on a platform of operational management, business development and ultimately in leading the development and delivery of industry-leading training standards for GXO across the driver and warehouse environment.
Safety First: The Need to Upskill Newly Qualified Drivers
Synopsis: Since the critical shortage of HGV drivers beginning in 2020, the logistics industry has seen a significant influx of newly qualified drivers. While this has helped to keep the country moving, this new generation of drivers has had to rapidly gain experience to navigate the world of transportation. In this session, Jo will explain the importance of additional training early on in drivers’ careers to increase safety, support development and drive retention.